Romantic Moderns: English Writers, Artists and the Imagination from Virginia Woolf to John Piper

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While the battles for modern art and society were being fought in France and Spain, it has seemed a betrayal that John Betjeman and John Piper were in love with a provincial world of old churches and tea-shops. In this multi-awardwinning book - now available in paperback - Alexandra Harris tells a different story. In the 1930s and 1940s, artists and writers explored what it meant to be alive in England. Eclectically, passionately, wittily, they showed that `the modern' need not be at war with the past. Constructivists and ...

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Romantic Moderns: English Writers, Artists and the Imagination from Virginia Woolf to John Piper
2015, Thames & Hudson Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780500289723

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Romantic Moderns: English Writers, Artists and the Imagination from Virginia Woolf to John Piper
2010, Thames & Hudson, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780500251713

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